| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:31 PM
When Caitlyn Books walks away from the softball program at Burbank High after four years of success with the Bulldogs, she will have accumulated a trophy case full of awards and honors.
Brooks added to that hall this past season, as the pitcher and...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 10:15 PM
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NCAAF Team Report - Florida State - INSIDE SLANT
None of the 15 returning starters from preseason No. 1 Florida State will ever admit that last year's record-setting 14-0 season and BCS National Championship came easy.
Even if the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:57 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Byron Buxton, a center fielder with power and speed who is widely considered the top prospect in all of baseball, will be joining the Rock Cats on Tuesday.
The Twins have promoted Buxton, 20, from Class A Fort Myers in time for the start...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:06 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland finally has its title.
Tommy Seaver drove in the winning run with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, giving RCP a 5-4 victory over Milford, Mass., in the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
In trying to make some sense out of the Dodgers' TV shame, Bill Dwyre suggested that fans could at least simulcast Vin Scully during the locally televised Freeway Series. But that's just another fool's errand. You can't simulcast anymore, what with...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The life of a major league baseball player is, of course, as glamorous and cool as you'd expect.
But a move to the majors doesn't magically change a minor leaguer's lifestyle overnight.
Texas Rangers rookie Jake Smolinski can attest to that. He's been...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Burbank High’s Caitlyn Brooks has made a name for herself as a successful pitcher since she broke onto the high school scene three years ago as a freshman.
And rightfully so.
In three seasons with the Bulldogs, the dominant right-hander has racked...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:56 PM
"The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper.
The theme for the new...
| Jul 29, 2014
It takes Brett Kosciolek about 45 minutes to drive from his home in Nesquehoning to Orefield.
But for Kosciolek, who stars for the North Parkland Legion baseball team, it's a drive that's worth his time. And to the Buffaloes, they're more than happy to...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:52 PM
YORK — Lia Batchelor was riding high the Saturday afternoon she got the phone call that would change her life. She was helping out at a car show at York High when her mom Lorry called.
A day earlier, Batchelor, the senior center fielder and...
| Jun 30, 2014
Six outstanding, local baseball prospects will be Lehigh Carbon Cougars this fall and will play in the spring for the college. Jack Moore (Emmaus HS/Macungie), Nikos Milios (Southern Lehigh/Center Valley), Trevor Musselman (Southern Lehigh/Coopersburg),...